• Short Summary

    Item shows manufacture of glass reinforced with wire netting at factory in West Midlands.

  • Description

    Glass making at Smethwick, West Midlands.

    Manufacture of glass reinforced with wire netting at factory near Birmingham. C/U scoop picking up raw material. L/S scoop entering chute. C/U scoop emptying. L/S shot of industrial oven. C/U boiling liquid glass. C/U man. L/S pressing machine. C/U meter. C/U thermometer. C/U starting light.

    L/S wire netting entering pressing machine, pan down to net being pressed into soft glass. C/U rollers in action. C/U net being pressed into glass. Various shots completed glass leaving machine. Various shots man cutting glass into sections. Various shots men lifting cut sections. M/S man removing cut section from bench. M/S man putting cut section into crate.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1261.26
    Media URN:
    34171
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:08:00 / 01:43:26:00
    Canister:
    NP 216

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